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Sep 26, 2017

Analyzing the Pirates’ starting pitchers’ strikeout pitches

Major League Baseball is slowly becoming a two-outcome game. The Pittsburgh Pirates starters are doing their part, but not in the manner that their fans may wish. Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting pitching has often been effective over the Clint Hurdle era, most notably during their 2013-2015 playoff runs. At times, however, they have had to ply […] The post Analyzing the Pirates’ starting pitchers’ strikeout pitches appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Sep 26, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Longing for Champagne Showers

In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. The Final Off Day Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates had their final off-day of the 2017 season. This has been a disappointing season for a variety of reasons. When I think back on this year, […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Longing for Champagne Showers appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Sep 25, 2017

What awaits Jordan Luplow and Steven Brault in 2018?

Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates honored outfielder Jordan Luplow and pitcher Steven Brault as their top minor leaguers of 2017. What is next for these two in 2018? For teams like the Pittsburgh Pirates in the lower tier of MLB’s payroll rankings, minor league development is crucial. Naturally, their annual winners of the Minor League Player […] The post What awaits Jordan Luplow and Steven Brault in 2018? appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Sep 25, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Spoilers Aren’t Always Bad

In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. A series victory is always nice Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1, securing a series win. The Pirates don’t have much to play for right now outside of pride and […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call – Spoilers Aren’t Always Bad appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Sep 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Kent Tekulve says goodbye again

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Sep 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Fans – Play Catch for Cancer Tomorrow at PNC

Pittsburgh Pirates players team up with Allegheny Health Network to stage a record-breaking game of catch to raise awareness for prostate cancer. What would you do for the chance to play catch with Francisco Cervelli or Jameson Taillon? Turns out, it doesn’t require much – just a few minutes of your time – and it […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Fans – Play Catch for Cancer Tomorrow at PNC appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Sep 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates have something to gain in season’s final games

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a record of 69-84.  They have nine games left in what has been a miserable 2017.  Overall morale among fans is as low as it has been since the Pirates ended their 20-year losing drought.  It’s time to shut it down completely.  It is time for a micro-tank. Before Wednesday’s walk-off […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates have something to gain in season’s final games appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Sep 22, 2017

How MLB’s home run spike has affected Pittsburgh Pirates pitching

On Tuesday, Alex Gordon hit the 5,694th home run of this season by all combined MLB hitters. The long ball broke the single-season league record set in 2003 and the statistic continues to grow in home-run-happy 2017. Here’s how Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers have fared in this launching pad of a season. Hitting home runs has […] The post How MLB’s home run spike has affected Pittsburgh Pirates pitching appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
Sep 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call: The final homestand of 2017

In our daily Wake-Up Call, we get you ready for the day with a complete look at all things Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates will kick off their final home stand, a five game slate, tonight. Here now are the three things fans want to see the most from the team over the home stand: […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates Wake Up Call: The final homestand of 2017 appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.